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Commercial Development Committee

The Commercial Development Committee was first established in 1999 to assist the Economic Development Council with developing recommendations to improve the development process for commercial projects. 

The Committee establishes annual goals geared towards continually improving the commercial development process in Prince William County.  Over the last decade, it has been directly responsible for initiating approximately 20 commercial development process improvement efforts.

 

MEETINGS

The Commercial Development Committee typically meets quarterly on the third Wednesday of the month at 2:30 p.m. (January, April, July, October).  Meetings begin promptly at 2:30 p.m. and are normally held in Conference Room 107 of the Development Services Building, 5 County Complex Court, Prince William, VA 22192.


Get Involved today!  If you are interested in helping, there may be a vacancy on the Committee or other volunteer opportunities.  To confirm a meeting schedule or for further information email DDS@pwcgov.orgClick here for driving directions.



Meetings are open to the public and virtual.  Links to meetings will be posted here closer to the meeting date.

DateTime
1/20/20212:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
4/21/20212:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
7/21/20212:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
10/20/20212:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

 

MEETING MINUTES

October 21, 2020

July 15, 2020

January 22, 2020

October 16, 2019

 

MEETING AGENDAS, DOCUMENTS & PRESENTATIONS

January 20, 2021 Agenda

October 21, 2020 Presentation

October 21, 2020 Agenda

July 15, 2020 Presentation

July 15, 2020 Agenda

January 22, 2020 Agenda

January 22, 2020 Presentation

October 16, 2019 Agenda

October 16, 2019 Presentation

 

MEMBERS ROSTER

The Commercial Development Committee is comprised of 16 members including representatives from related industry organizations.  The Director of Development Services acts as the Staff Liaison.  Click here for the current Members Roster.

HISTORY

Since 1999, the Prince William County Commercial Development Committee has served as a public-private advisory group having the primary purpose on making recommendations on how the County can be more agile in the commercial development process.

 

Below is a brief history of the Committee:

 

December 4, 2012 – The Board of County Supervisors established the Economic Advisors Group to replace the Economic Development Alliance.

 

October 5, 2010 - The Board of County Supervisors received and reviewed the Economic Development Task Force recommendations, which included transforming the Economic Development Council into the Economic Development Alliance.  The Board of County Supervisors, via Resolution 10-763, accepted the report of recommendations from the Economic Development Task Force and established the Economic Development Alliance.

 

July 2010 – The Prince William County and Greater Manassas and Prince William Regional Chamber of Commerce merged to form the Prince William Chamber of Commerce.   The merger led to a restructuring of the Commercial Development Committee.  The Prince William Chamber appoints two members to serve on the Committee, as opposed to two appointees from each Chamber.

 

December 1, 2009 – The Board of County Supervisors established the Economic Development Task Force (EDTF) to provide recommendations for a new public-private advisory group to replace the Economic Development Council.

 

March 16, 1999 - The Board of County Supervisors tasked the Economic Development Council to develop recommendations to improve the commercial development process.  One of the recommendations was the establishment of the Commercial Development Committee.  The purpose of the Committee was to assist the Economic Development Council with identifying potential process improvements for commercial projects.

 

The original members roster was comprised of the following organizations:

 

Economic Development Council Chairman and two appointees – 3 appointees

Prince William County staff (Building official, Fire Marshal and Planning) – 3 appointees

Prince William Regional Chamber of Commerce – 2 appointees

PWC Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce – 2 appointees

The Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) – 1 appointee  

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association – 1 appointee

Associated General Contractors of America – 1 appointee

Associated Builders and Contractors – 1 appointee

American Institute of Architects – 1 appointee

American Society of Civil Engineers – 1 appointee

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